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Prose Reading Passages

Prose is spoken or written language that follows regular speech patterns. It is made up of sentences and paragraphs, as opposed to poetry which is made up of lines and stanzas. The term "prose" is often used to describe writings such as novels, short stories, and narratives.  

(473) Results for Prose Reading Passages

Friendship in a Bottle

Students will read a story about a message in a bottle and how it brought two strangers together. Students will answer question...

537 Words, 5th-6th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Compare and Contrast, Main / Central Idea, Story Elements, Summary

Dmitri's Watch

Students will read a story about a boy who learns a lesson about being more careful. Students will answer questions about chara...

513 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Story Elements, Theme

Sweet Country Air

Students will read a story about a boy who visits his aunt’s ranch and learns a lesson about hard work. In the process, he lear...

526 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

A Good Place to Hide

An escaped hamster is the focus of this passage. Students will read a story about the search for this wily pet and answer quest...

253 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

Down the Rabbit-Hole

by Lewis Carroll from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Chapter I passage: Lewis Carroll wrote “Alice’s Adve...

176 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Summary

Good Night, Archie

by RV staff author

Archie is a problem! Students will read a story abou...

502 Words, 8th-9th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues, Point of View, Theme

The Case of the Missing Magazines

by RV staff writer

Students will read a detective story and see if they...

555 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Story Elements

We Will Not Have Fun!

by RV staff writer

Children will read a story about a girl who learns t...

225 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, 0 - 410L, Main / Central Idea, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

Swimming Lessons

This passage is about a girl who is embarrassed about learning something new. Students will answer questions about details, cha...

567 Words, 6th-7th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Compare and Contrast, Story Elements, Summary

Homesick

Sometimes the best way to help yourself is to help someone else. This is the lesson Lucy learns when she meets someone who is a...

649 Words, 6th-7th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Summary, Theme